Robert O'Hern Jr.

ROBERT J. 'BOBBY' O'HERN JR., 46 ROCKFORD - Robert J. "Bobby" O'Hern Jr., 46, of Rockford passed away tragically early Sunday morning, March 9, 2014. Born November 11, 1967 to Mary Beecher and Robert O'Hern Sr. Robert worked at Rockford Products for 21 years. He was currently employed with Americo Chemical in Carol Stream. Survived by his sons, Joshua and Jesse O'Hern of Rockford; his mother, Mary Beecher of Rockford; sister, Theresa Breitsprecker (Roger Greve) of Peosta, Iowa; brothers, John (Kris) O'Hern of Rockford, James O'Hern of Loves Park; sister, Barbara (Rick) Meggenberg of Rockford; several nephews and nieces, Edwin and Andrew Breitsprecker, Anna and Thomas O'Hern, Victoria, Katelyn, Jena and Jurnie O'Hern; and two great- nieces, Neveah and Milee. Robert is predeceased by his father, Robert O'Hern Sr; stepfather, Charles Beecher; brother, David O'Hern; and nephew, Kayne O'Hern. Bob loved the Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. He also enjoyed fishing with his good friend, Shawn Minihan, and playing darts. Bobby loved being at his favorite hangout, The Old Still, and just enjoying life. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, with a visitation one hour prior to service time. Pastor Maynard officiant. There will be a visitation for friends and family from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at the funeral home. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at


Funeral Home

Sunset Funeral Home
8800 North Alpine Road Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211

Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014